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vintprox480670dYou plan to do repetitive requests to your favourite blogger's website every 5 minutes... for this? Does he post every 5 minutes??? Crazy misuse of bandwidth.
Grumm95369dAlso I would go crazy if your desktop image changes every 5 minutes. Cool for a screensaver, but the actual desktop...
And what is so hard to understand with windows sheduler ?
You make a shedule, add a script/action/trigger, set the time and intervals and done. 5 minute job :)
max1993117169dNot as bad as having a constant request stream to sync file changes.
Like google docs or other collab Software, where the change rate is realtime(at most every 30 seconds)
Yeah, he posts often enough every 5 minutes. It's not that much bandwith, I do only request his RSS feed. RSS feeds are there to be requested fairly regular.
Background image does not changed every 5 minute. I write news on it. The text written in the lower right corner changes. About Scheduler:
I set it up to run every morning at 00:00pm.
I repeat every 5 minutes.
I repeat for 1 day.
If I miss a schedule, I start immediately.
If I set it up to run once, but repeat every 5 minutes indefinitely, would that survive reboots?
Questions like that are non-obvious.
Eccentric person's RSS feed widget
Yes you should make the trigger as followed :
Daily, start at a date and hour as you want (not very important and you can put like 01/01/2022)
Run it every 1 day(s)
In the advanced settings, you set the repeat at 5min, during 1 day.
And that should be all you need to have a task that repeats itself everyday each 5 minutes.
setting up a windows scheduler task took you an hour?
yeah, the UI is verry programmer-like, undesigned and unfriendly, but... an hour? with googling?
my first task ever took me 5 or 10 minutes of just poking around in the program, no googling needed.
max1993117158dAlso you will introduce about 8000 requests on the Webserver per month.